Adding an Avatar on Campus Blogs

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mysterymanTake a minute to set your user avatar on the following site sponsored by Automattic, the makers of WordPress.

Set Your Gravatar

A gravatar is a “globally recognized avatar” connected to your email address. To set your own gravatar, follow these three steps:

  • Go to the Gravatar website and enter your ACU email address (your official ACU email address is your MyACU login,
  • Check your inbox for the verification email from Gravatar and follow the activation link you receive.
  • Upload a profile picture that will appear across ACU Blogs, preferably a recent photo that will help classmates place a name to a face.
  • You’re done. Remember your Gravatar login info and you can return to change your avatar later.

How-To Podcast:

Introducing Gravatars


  1. Kyle Dickson
    5:43 pm, 10.22.09

    This is an example of a comment. Comments can appear at the bottom of any posts or pages when you you check Allow Comments in the Discussion box.

    *If you have trouble with an avatar appearing on ACU Blogs, check to make sure you’re using your MyACU email address for To find this email address, log in to MyACU and look in the Courses box to see what email address is listed with each of your classes.

    • Kyle Dickson
      5:44 pm, 10.22.09

      This is a threaded comment. It shows up as a Reply to the previous comment (indented from the left margin) because I chose the Reply button.

      If you just want to Comment on the post, just go to the comment box and submit as you normally would and your note will appear at the bottom of the list.

      Threaded or nested comments help visualize some of the back and forth of a discussion board without the confusing interface.

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